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Pd-Catalyzed Asymmetric Allylic Cycloaddition of N-Containing Allylic Carbonates with Isocyanates

Ijaz Khan, Babar Hussain Shah, Can Zhao, Feng Xu* and Yong Jian Zhang*

*Sixth People's Hospital South Campus, 6600 Nanfeng Highway, Shanghai 201400; Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 800 Dongchuan Road, Shanghai 200240, P.R. China, Email:,

I. Khan, B. H. Shah, C. Zhao, F. Xu, Y. J. Zhang, Org. Lett., 2019, 21, 9452-9456.

DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.9b03662 (free Supporting Information)

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An efficient Pd-catalyzed asymmetric allylic cycloaddition of readily accessible nitrogen-containing allylic carbonates to isocyanates provides imidazolidinones and tetrahydropyrimidinones with high yields and high levels of enantioselectivities.

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